Sunday, September 02, 2012
The Stranglers: Walk On By
Last Sunday I described Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent's "Where Are You Now, My Love?" as a "suburban take on Bacharach and David", though using "suburban" has a pejorative term was lazy, given how much I like suburbs.
Last night came news that Hal David has died, so here is a Bacharach and David song as a tribute to him.
"Walk On By" was first, and most famously, recorded by Dione Warwick - you can see here miming to it here, apparently in an abandoned office furniture showroom. But here are The Stranglers with their own take on the song,